Get back to school ready with these 5 easy steps…
1) Set goals for the school year
Set yourself up with some goals for the upcoming school year. Setting goals is a great way to keep yourself motivated and in check with yourself throughout the year. They don’t have to be lofty goals, they could be as simple as making it to all of your classes, being on time or getting up early to create extra time in your day. Goals are excellent motivators and mile stone markers. Here’s some ideas about goal setting for students.
2) Readjust your sleep schedule
A week prior to the start of school try to set up your sleep schedule to match that of a regular school week. This will help limit fatigue, feeling rushed in the morning and help to start set up your routine.
3) Readjust your routine
This goes hand in hand with your sleep schedule. A week before school starts create a routine that is based around your regular school schedule. Practice getting up at the same time every day and getting ready as if you were actually going to school. Perhaps even make your lunch in the morning for that day, or go for coffee when you would normally go to school. Regardless of how you readjust your routine it definitely makes your transition back to school much smoother.
4) Get Organized
While this could mean a multitude of things, getting organized for the school year is an important step. This could be readying your school supplies, books and other necessary items; or preparing by studying and reviewing your schooling from last year and what is new in the coming year. Here are a few Pinterest checklist ideas to get you ready to for back to school.
5) Create Timetable or Calendar
Timetables and calendars are great ways to aid in your organization and keep you on track for a successful school year. With a multitude of choices you can opt for a white board wall calendar, daytimer and of course digital calendars that are available all over the internet. Here’s an article with links to a few apps that would be great for students and parents alike.